Facial Paralysis, Bell's Palsy information
The Facial Paralysis Institute is the premier center for facial nerve disorders including facial paralysis, Bell's palsy, hemifacial spasm, acoustic neuroma and parotid tumors. The Institue is comprised of world-renowned experts from various specialties that are singularly focused on facial nerve disorders - including facial plastic surgeons, neuro-otologists, physical therapists, head and neck surgeons, radiologists, neurosurgeons and psychologists.
Dr. Babak Azizzadeh, the Director of The Facial Paralysis Institute, is a Reconstructive Surgeon who is deeply committed to the treatment of individuals with facial paralysis and Bells palsy
Facial paralysis and Bell's Palsy are devastating disorders that can significantly impact an individuals quality of life and appearance. This is the reason that we believe a multi-specialty approach is required to address your needs with physicians and therapists who have extensive experience in facial nerve disorders. The Institute has some of the highest success rates in the nation for the treatment of Bells Palsy and facial paralysis.
Highly respected by peers and patients alike, The Facial Paralysis Institute is the premier facility in the nation for the treatment of facial paralysis. Feel free to ask a question or call anytime, we will be glad to help.
Read the latest report on "Facial Nerve Palsy" by Babak Azizzadeh and Ribhi Hazina of the Facial Paralysis Institute, and M. Tariq Bhattic.
Curious about what you will look like after your procedure? Check out the new 3D modelling system in Dr. Azizzadeh's office. This sytem is making new roads in facial reconstruction/paralysis procedures. Click here to view more on the 3D modelling system for facial paralysis and Bell's Palsy.
Recent Blog Posts
How Does Botox Help Bell’s Palsy & Synkinesis?
Did you know that Botox is one of the most effective treatments for individuals suffering from partial facial paralysis, synkinesis, and Bell’s palsy? In this blog, world-renowned facial paralysis surgeon Babak Azizzadeh, MD, FACS, explains how Botox is used to help give patients suffering from facial palsy a more balanced and symmetrical appearance without ever undergoing any type of surgery!
Could Early Physical Therapy For Bell’s Palsy Improve Long-Term Results?
At the Facial Paralysis Institute in Los Angeles, world-renowned facial paralysis surgeon Babak Azizzadeh, MD, FACS, strives to stay on the cutting-edge of all new techniques and methods researched for the improvement of facial paralysis and Bell’s palsy treatments.
Nancy Pelosi Possibly Suffering From Temporarily Facial Paralysis
With recent internet reports ablaze after a televised appearance by Minority Leader of the United States House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi
depicted her inability to fully control one side of her face, Babak Azizzadeh, MD, FACS,
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FACIAL NERVE TEXTBOOK
Dr. Azizzadeh’s facial nerve textbook is the preeminent textbook for doctors on the subject.